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PAGEANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pageant mean? 

PAGEANT (noun)
  The noun PAGEANT has 2 senses:

1. an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes
2. a rich and spectacular ceremony

  Familiarity information: PAGEANT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PAGEANT (noun)


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Meaning:

An elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

pageant; pageantry

Hypernyms ("pageant" is a kind of...):

representation (an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent)


Sense 2pageant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A rich and spectacular ceremony

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

pageantry; pageant

Hypernyms ("pageant" is a kind of...):

ceremonial; ceremonial occasion; ceremony; observance (a formal event performed on a special occasion)


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